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Lavilla on Brands pole

Published: 25 March 2006

Updated: 24 November 2014

British Supersport First Qualifying times:

1. Stuart Easton 47.695.

2. Jamie Robinson 47.768.

3. Cal Crutchlow 47.803.

4. Leon Camier 48.000.

5. Simon Andrews 48.049.

6. Eugene Laverty 48.055.

7. Tom Sykes 48.064.

8. Jay Vincent 48.074.

9. Joe Dickinson 48.218.

10. Rob Frost 48.297.

11. Pere Riba 48.324.

12. Steven Neate 48.346.

13. Sam Owens 48.404.

14. Dennis Hobbs 48.521.

15. Ian Lowry 48.595.

16. Chris Burns 48.803.

17. Kieran Murphy 48.824.

18. Martin Jessopp 48.933.

19. Paul Young 48.995.

20. Pete Spalding 49.159.

21. Tommy Bridewell 49.263.

22. James Westmoreland 49.400.

23. Mike Goodfellow 49.429.

24. Matt Layt 49.510.

25. James Hillier 49.652.

26. Rob Sketchley 49.795.

27. Christian Elkin 50.147.

28. Aaron Walker 50.154.

29. Ben Castleton 50.215.

30. Richard Wren 50.243.

31. Ben Wylie 50.250.

32. Jack kennedy 50.322.

33. Denver Robb 50.522.

34. Drew Dorling 50.647.

35. Paul Caldicott 50.835.

36. Craig Dickinson. 51.038.

37. Shaun Brown 51.614.

38. Alan O'Connor 52.116.

39. Scott Waterson 52.500.

40. John Robb 54.133.

41. Robert kennedy 1:04.112.

Reigning British SUperbike champion Gregorio Lavilla will start his title defence from pole position at Brands Hatch on Sunday.

The Airwaves Ducati rider narrowly overcame the challenge from team-mate Leon Haslam, who had led both the second and third practice sessions. Lavilla's time of 45.533 around the Indy circuit just 0.048 quicker than Haslam. Third fastest was the Honda of Karl Harris, followed by Dean Thomas on the Kawasaki, returning after two World Supersport rides. Jonathan rea was fifth fastest on the Red Bull Honda. Meanwhile Steve Plater found himself outside the maximum qualifying limit on the Dienza Kawasaki. Click here for the full time sheet.

In British Supersport, Stuart Easton will start from pole position on the Lloyds British Ducati as he improved to a time of 47.168 in the final qualifying session. Second fastest was Cal Crutchlow, heading seven Hondas, including Jamie Robinson, Dennis Hobbs, Jay Vincent, Eugene Laverty, Leon Camier and Joe Dickinson. For the full time sheet, click here.

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Saturday morning sessions:

Leon Haslam has topped the third and final free practice session for the opening British Superbike round at Brands Hatch as he did in the second session on Friday.

The Airwaves Ducati rider lapped the Brands Indy circuit in 46.035 seconds to take the quickest time, just ahead of team-mate and reigning champion Gregorio Lavilla. Four Hondas followed, with Michael Rutter, Jonathan Rea, Ryuichi Kiyonari and Karl Harris. Shane Byrne is seventh quickest, Dean Thomas eighth, Michael Laverty ninth and Glen Richards tenth. Click here for the full time sheet.

In British Supersport, Stuart Easton has posted the fastest time in first qualifying with 47.695, ahead of Jamie Robinson, Cal Crutchlow and Leon Camier. For the full time sheets, click here.

British Superbike qualifying times:

1. Gregorio Lavilla 45.533.

2. Leon Haslam 45.581.

3. Karl Harris 45.818.

4. Dean Thomas 45.880.

5. Jonathan Rea 45.958.

6. Michael Rutter 45.970.

7. Ryuichi Kiyonari 46.208.

8. Shane Byrne 46.249.

9. James Haydon 46.288.

10. Glen Richards 46.382.

11. Scott Smart 46.457.

12. Ben WIlson 46.505.

13. Michael Laverty 46.517.

14. Jon Kirkham 46.593.

15. Craig Coxhell 46.634.

16. Sean Emmett 46.679.

17. Gary Mason 46.794.

18. Tommy Hill 46.813.

19. Marty Nutt 46.855.

20. Ollie Bridewell 47.099.

21. Chris Martin 47.123.

22. Billy McConnell 47.311.

23. Malcolm Ashley 47.533.

24. Danny Beaumont 47.546.

25. Peter Hickman 47.547.

26. Kieran Clarke 47.816.

27. Zak Barry 47.854.

28. Gareth Glynn 48.621.

DNQ: Kenny Everest, Damien Haywood, Steve Plater, Nick Medd, Dean Ellison, Howie Mainwaring.

British Supersport final qualifying and grid:

1. Stuart Easton 47.168.

2. Cal Crutchlow 47.243.

3. Jamie Robinson 47.391.

4. Dennis Hobbs 47.635.

5. Jay Vincent 47.713.

6. Eugene Laverty 47.732.

7. Leon Camier 47.741.

8. Joe Dickinson 47.751.

9. Simon Andrews 47.752.

10. Rob Frost 47.776.

11. Pere Riba 47.780.

12. Steven Neate 47.793.

13. Tom Sykes 47.850.

14. Ian Lowry 48.031.

15. Sam Owens 48.154.

16. Chris Burns 48.167.

17. Martin Jessopp 48.191.

18. Kieran Murphy 48.315.

19. Paul Young 48.729.

20. Mike Goodfellow 48.954.

21. James Westmoreland 48.967.

22. Richard Wren 49.086.

23. Matt Layt 49.128.

24. James Hillier 49.130.

25. Pete Spalding 49.159.

26. Tommy Bridewell 49.263.

27. Christian Elkin 49.416.

28. Rob Sketchley 49.649.

29. Aaron Walker 49.785.

30. Ben Wylie 49.877.

31. Jack Kennedy 49.965.

32. Drew Dorling 50.127.

33. Ben Castleton 50.215.

34. Craig Dickinson 50.495.

35. Denver Robb 50.522.

36. Paul Caldicott 50.835.

37. Alan O'Connor 51.089.

38. Robert Kennedy 51.611.

39. Shaun Brown 51.614.

DNQ: Scott Waterson. John Robb.

British Superbike Free Practice 3 times:

1. Leon Haslam 46.035.

2. Gregorio Lavilla 46.094.

3. Michael Rutter 46.224.

4. Jonathan Rea 46.240.

5. Ryuichi Kiyonari 46.246.

6. Karl Harris 46.454.

7. Shane Byrne 46.657.

8. Dean Thomas 46.787.

9. Michael Laverty 46.850.

10. Glen Richards 46.903.

11. James Haydon 46.946.

12. Tommy Hill 46.959.

13. Gary Mason 47.107.

14. Sean Emmett 47.108.

15. Ben Wilson 47.240.

16. Jon Kirkham 47.365.

17. Billy McConnell 47.455.

18. Marty Nutt 47.456.

19. Chris Martin 47.463.

20. Scott Smart 47.526.

21. Gareth Glynn 47.575.

22. Craig Coxhell 47.610.

23. Ollie Bridewell 47.627.

24. Michael Howarth 47.997.

25. Peter Hickman 48.072.

26. Kieran Clarke 48.107.

27. Danny Beaumont 48.294.

28. Zak Barry 49.051.

29. Howie Mainwaring 49.588.

30. Kenny Everest 49.619.

31. Nick Medd 49.732.

32. Steve Plater 50.185.

33. Damien Haywood 50.476.

34. Dean Ellison 52.038.

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